Country-Wise Travel Advisories And Quarantine Rules

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Armenia

Entry of Citizens

  1. Entry allowed for all citizens of the Republic of Armenia.
  2. Their family members who are not citizens of the Republic of Armenia

Entry of Non- Citizens

Entry of the following is prohibited:

  1. Non-citizens of the Republic of Armenia arriving from the Russian FederationorGeorgia.
  2. Non-citizens of the Republic of Armenia who have arrived from the list of countries with tense epidemic situation or have been in those countries during the previous 14days.

*List of countries in the link below

https://www.gov.am/en/covid-travel-restrictions/

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Entry Allowed:

  1. Individuals who are not citizens of the Republic of Armenia but have the legal right to reside in the Republic of Armenia.
  2. Individuals who are not citizens of the Republic of Armenia except those who have arrived from the list of countries with tense epidemic situation or have been in those countries within the previous 14 days.
  3. Diplomatic representatives, representatives of consulates and international organizations and their family members from the countries (territories) with tense epidemic situation.
  4. A driver and one replacing driver for a cargo transportation from the RussianFederation, Islamic Republic of Iran or Georgia, as well as entry and exit of personnel of cargo planes who do not have detected symptoms of virus.
  5. With the special permission of the Border Guard Commander of the Republic of Armenia, individuals with justified health, economic or manufacturing emergency needs to enter the Republic of Armenia.
  6. Relatives (parents, spouse, children, sister and brother) of the deceased who are scheduled to attend a memorial or a burialceremony.
  7. One driver and one substitute driver for a freight carrier coming from theRussian Federation, Iran or Georgia.
  8. Aircraft personnel performing passenger or cargo transportations, as well as military or sanitary flights.
  9. In other special occasions, determined by the Commandant.

Remark

  • Compulsory Quarantine of 14 days on arrival
Australia

Entry of Citizens

Yes

Entry of Non- Citizens

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“Any passenger who is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident will require a valid visa, and an exemption to the travel ban, to board these flights.”

Remarks

14 days Quarantine for all passengers arriving in Australia

Bahrain

Carriage of passengers from India to Bahrain is presently not permitted on Vande Bharat Mission flights

Bangladesh

Entry of Citizens

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  • YES
  • Approval required from Bangladesh High Commission, Delhi

Entry of Non- Citizens

Foreign nationals not permitted.

Following are permitted.

  1. Indian diplomats and officials of High Commission.
  2. Bangladesh armed forces personnel.
  3. Stranded Bangladesh citizens in India from the approved list of Bangladesh High Commission in Delhi.
  4. All passengers must carry COVID-19 Negative Certificate, issued within 72 hours of the flight departure

Remarks

Institutional or Home Quarantine on arrival at Dhaka as per Government instructions

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Belarus

Entry of Citizens

Yes

Entry of Non- Citizens

Following are permitted:

  1. Foreign nationals can enter Belarus provided they meet visa eligibility criteria.
  2. A completed awareness questionnaire must be presented upon arrival and passengers must self-isolate for 14 days.
  3. This does not apply to passengers in transit

Remarks

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14 days Self Isolation on arrival

Belgium

Entry of Citizens

Yes

Entry of Non- Citizens

Following are permitted:

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  1. Foreign nationals can enter Belarus provided they meet visa eligibility criteria.
  2. A completed awareness questionnaire must be presented upon arrival and passengers must self-isolate for 14 days.
  3. This does not apply to passengers in transit
  4. Foreign nationals are not permitted.

Following are permitted:

  1. Only Belgium passport holders are allowed Other citizens of other nationals are allowed only if they are having permanent resident card of Belgium
  2. EU Citizens are allowed in transit only
  3. As per Belgian government directive non- essential travel is not permitted till 07th June 2020. The National Security Council will re- evaluate this decision in good time and it is likely that non-essential travel continues to remain not permitted beyond 7th June 2020.
  4. For details of passengers permitted and conditions applicable refer: https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en
Cambodia Phnom Penh

Entry of Citizens

Only passengers approved by Embassy oc Cambodia/Government of India are permitted to travel.

Entry of Non-Citizens

Only passengers approved by Embassy of Cambodia / Government of India are permitted to travel

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Canada

Entry of Citizens – Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

Following are permitted:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent resident card-holders are eligible to enter Canada.
  • Eligible travellers do not require additional permission letters.
  • Travellers who are not in one of these categories are NOT eligible to travel unless they meet travel restriction exemptions AND their travel is deemed non-optional and non-discretionary.
  • Detailed eligibility rules and criteria to enter Canada can be found at this link.

For travel exemptions and restrictions for international students entry in Canada refer to this link.

Students are advised to also get the confirmation from the respective institute about their travel so that there are no issues during immigration process.

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Please note that final determinations of eligibility to enter Canada are made by
Canada Border Services Agency at the port of entry to Canada

Quarantine Rules

  • 14 days quarantine
  • upon arrival For contact tracing passengers arriving in Canada are required to complete the Coronavirus Form or use the ArriveCAN mobile App for submitting required information.
China

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

  • Foreign nationals entering China must hold a valid Chinese visa
  • Overseas Chinese passengers to fill in and report health information for epidemic prevention before returning back home by air
  • Chinese and foreign passengers arriving in China by air should complete a nucleic acid test within 5 days before boarding.
  • Nucleic acid testing should be conducted at an institution designated or recognized by the Chinese Embassy in the People’s Republic of China.
  • Chinese passengers to upload their negative nucleic acid test certificate through the Health Code International app.
  • Foreign passengers shall apply to the Chinese Embassy or Consulate for a Declaration of Health Status with the negative Nucleic Acid Test Certificate.
  • Passengers who provide false certificates and information shall bear the corresponding legal responsibilities.

Remark

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  • Quarantine inspection done by Customs on arrival.
  • Symptoms such as fever, fatigue, cough, difficulty breathing to be reported immediately.
  • The health code status and the declaration of health status will be checked before boarding.
  • Passengers who do not meet the relevant requirements cannot board the aircraft.
Finland (Helsinki)

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

  • Citizens of EU and Schengen countries with permanent residence in Finland can enter.
  • Holders of residence permits can enter.
  • Family members of citizens resident in Finland can enter.
  • Family members of citizens of EU and Schengen countries with permanent residence in Finland can enter.
  • Citizens and resident permit holders of other EU and Schengen countries may transit through Finland.

Quarantine Rules

  • Strong recommendation for people to remain in self-isolation for 14 days after arrival.
  • If person demonstrates covid-19 symptoms, they are directed to health officials followed by a mandatory 14- day quarantine.
France

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

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Following are permitted:

  • French Passport Holders.
  • Indians with valid Student Visa.
  • Any National citizen with French Spouse and their children.
  • Any national citizen in Transit going to final citizens even without Schengen Visa.
  • EU citizen with Schengen visa.
  • Any national with Permanent Resident card of France.

Personnel of diplomatic and consular missions, as well as international organizations headquartered or having an office in France, holding a special residence permit or a visa D “carte PROMAE

Quarantine Rules

  • Quarantine / Isolation measures may be prescribed to passengers on arrival in France.
  • Effective 01 Aug 2020 all passengers aged eleven (11) years old or older travelling to France need to undergo a biological examination of virological screening test also called RT-PCR test, carried out less than 72 hours before the flight.
  • The test report showing COVID-19 negative result has to be presented at the immigration counter at Paris airport on arrival.
  • Covid Test certificate is not required for Transit Passengers i.e. passengers having onward flight from Paris within 24 hours and who will remain in transit zone at the airport.

Passenger Forms

Each passenger must complete the following three forms, either in English or French.

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  • Public Health Passenger Locator Form: To be submitted to Air India official on arrival at Paris.
  • International Travel Certificate to Mainland France Form: To be filled in Duplicate (One copy to be retained by Air India, at departure airport and second copy to be submitted at immigration counter, Paris Airport).
  • Sworn Statement of Absence of COVID-19 Symptoms and of Contact with Confirmed Cases Form: To be submitted at immigration counter, Paris airport.
Georgia

Entry of Citizens

Only passengers approved by Embassy of Georgia are permitted to travel.

Entry of Non-Citizens

Only passengers approved by Embassy of Georgia are permitted to travel.

Quarantine Rules

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Quarantine as per health authorities directions.

Germany

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

All non essential entry into Germany is prohibited for holders of Schengen – Visa and of Visas of Category D (long term)

Following are permitted and are exempt from entry restriction:

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  • Holders of Residence permits (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) and Permanent residence permits (Niederlassungserlaubnis)
  • Holders of Family Reunion Visas (Category D)
  • Holders of Long term (Category D) visas for employment in Health and Health research sectors, for care of elderly as well as specialists and highly qualified workers whose employment is economically necessary and whose work cannot be postponed or carried out abroad
  • Long term (Category D) visas for study purposes as long as the studies cannot be carried out completely from abroad

Proof of Eligibility has to be presented at immigration point in Germany, e.g copy of marriage (registration) certificate as well as Passport and Residence Permit of spouse residing in Germany, confirmation issued by employer / university about mandatory physical presence in Germany

Transit is permitted to other EU countries where entry is allowed, and to onward travel to non-EU countries when Schengen transit visa waiver is applicable (e.g for holders of Green Cards of USA or Canada)

For Visa related updates refer www.india.diplo.de

Quarantine Rules

Compulsory Home Quarantine 14 days.

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Hong Kong

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

Only HK SAR residents / Passport holders are permitted entry

All arrival passengers are required to comply with conditions as specified in Cap599H. For details refer to this link.

All travellers must carry a letter or certificate in English or Chinese issued by a laboratory or healthcare institution bearing the name and identity card or passport number of the relevant traveller to show that:

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  • The relevant traveller underwent a nucleic acid test for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) the sample for which was taken from the relevant traveller within 72 hours before the scheduled time of departure of the specified aircraft
  • The test conducted on the sample is a nucleic acid test for COVID-19
  • The result of the test is that the relevant traveller was tested negative for COVID-19 and the original of the report for the test issued by the laboratory or healthcare institution bearing the name and identity card or passport number of the relevant traveller.
  • Letter in English or Chinese issued by the relevant authority of the government of the place in which the laboratory or healthcare institution is located certifying that the laboratory or healthcare institution is recognised or approved by the government
  • The relevant traveller has confirmation in English or Chinese of room reservation in a hotel in Hong Kong for not less than 14 days starting on the day of the arrival of the relevant traveller in Hong Kong

Quarantine Rules

Indonesia

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

Following are permitted *

  • Temporary or Permanent Stay Permit (KITAS and KITAP) holders
  • Holders of Diplomatic Visa and Official/Service Visa, Holders of Diplomatic Stay Permit and Official/Service Stay Permit
  • Those providing Medical Services / humanitarian assistance
  • Airline and Maritime Crews
  • National Strategic Projects workers
  • Children of dual citizenship with a foreign passport and registered in the immigration system as an Indonesian citizen
  • Holders of Temporary or Permanent Stay Permits (Permanent Residents/KITAS and KITAP) and Multiple Re-entry Permit that has expired and is still abroad are permitted entry through designated airports including Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta.

All passengers other than Indonesians need to have a valid PR Permit for Indonesia and must also have a PCR Test Report to confirm that they are free from COVID-19 infection

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Indonesians are also encouraged to undergo PCR Test, however can be permitted entry with a medical certificate for fitness to travel

* For details of categories of passengers permitted to enter Indonesia and conditions refer to this link

Quarantine Rules

  • Indonesians to undergo health examination on arrival and undertake a mandatory 14 day self-quarantine at home.
  • Foreign visitors required to hold a health certificate or medical certificate of fitness to fly and undertake a mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated facilities or self-quarantine under supervision of Indonesian health authority.
Ireland (Dublin)

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Foreign nationals are permitted

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Passengers are required to complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form before they arrive in Ireland and may be contacted during the 14 days after they arrive in Ireland to check that they are self-isolating.

For details refer:

Quarantine Rules

All passengers arriving into Ireland via Dublin Airport including Irish citizens to self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.

Israel

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

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Foreign nationals not permitted

Following are permitted:

  • Israeli Citizens or residents.
  • Passengers having a specific entry approval from the Population and Immigration Authority of Israel.
  • (Permission from local Embassy in India will not be accepted)
  • Transit facility in Israel is completely closed till further notice.
  • No passengers can transit via Israel for onward travel.

Quarantine Rules

All passengers entering in to Israel have to go for mandatory quarantine for 14 days.

Italy

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

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Following are permitted:

  • Nationals or residents of Italy;
  • Passengers traveling on business;
  • Passengers traveling for urgent health reasons;
  • Healthcare personnel traveling on duty;
  • Passengers traveling for emergency reasons;
  • Passengers returning via Italy to their country of residence.
  • Foreigners holding expired stay permits need not reapply for entry visa. The validity of expired stay permits has been extended till 31st August 2020.

For details of categories of passengers permitted to enter Italy and conditions refer:

  • https://www.esteri.it/mae/it/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html
  • http://www.adr.it/it/web/aeroporti-di-roma-en-/coronavirus

As notified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy, the validity of Residence Permits which have expired or expiring have been extended till 31 Aug 2020.

This applies only for stay permits that have expired or that will expire between 31st January 2020 and 31st July 2020.

Foreign nationals holding such expired stay permits do not need to reapply for entry visa. They are allowed to return to Italy on their expired stay permits.

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Quarantine Rules

  • 14 Days Quarantine.
  • Passengers to complete and submit self- declaration form at departure point.
  • Passenger must communicate their entry to the Department of Prevention at local health units (ASL) of the entrance district.
Japan

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

  • Foreign nationals not permitted.
  • Non Japanese nationals desirous of travelling to Japan to note following.
  • No one will be allowed to board the plane without clearance from Embassy/Consulate of Japan.
  • Please check the conditions and procedure at the Facebook and Twitter accounts of Embassy of India in Tokyo.

Please complete the procedure as given at these links

  • https://twitter.com/IndianEmbTokyo/status/1273176562377076736/photo/1
  • https://www.facebook.com/154186704651950/posts/revised-important-notice-procedure-for-getting-clearance-from-embassy-of-japan-f/3920146831389233/

Holders of valid Japanese passport will be allowed to travel without this screening process of clearance from Embassy of Japan.

Quarantine Rules

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  • 14 days self isolated quarantine applicable on arrival
  • Incoming Passengers are required to undergo PCR test by Quarantine Officer
  • Passengers having residence in Japan can proceed to their homes/booked hotels after PCR Test
  • Passengers not having residence or hotel booking on arrival will stay in hotel arranged by Quarantine Office till PCR result comes and follow subsequent directives.
Jordan

Entry of Citizens : Prior Permission Required

Entry of Non-Citizens

  • All passengers including Jordan Nationals need to have prior permission from Jordan Government to travel to Jordan in current scenario.
  • Passengers need prior clearance by Jordan Embassy in Delhi for travel to Amman

Quarantine Rules

All passengers to undergo 14 days quarantine and PCT test upon arrival on their own expense.

Kazakhstan

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

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Following Are Permitted:

  • Personnel of the diplomatic service of Kazakhstan and foreign states
  • Members of official delegations, as well as members of delegations of international organizations traveling to Kazakhstan at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan (stateless persons, documented by the Republic of Kazakhstan with a certificate of a stateless person) who have previously traveled to the territory of a foreign state upon their return to the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Foreigners (stateless persons) who have Residence permits of the Republic of Kazakhstan (oralman status) and members of their families (spouse, parents and children)
  • Foreigners (stateless persons) who are members of families of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan – with confirmation documents of the fact of kinship(spouse, parents and children)

Quarantine Rules

  • Quarantine of up to 14 days in designated Quarantine Hospitals, provincial hospitals or home quarantine as per passengers symptoms & test results of laboratory examinations.
  • For details refer link for official body – National Centre of Public Health, Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan:
  • https://hls.kz/archives/20889

Kenya (Nairobi)

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Following are permitted:

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Kenyan residents having any of the following endorsed on their passports:

  • Kenya dependent passes with valid re-entry
  • Valid work permits
  • Certificate of Permanent Residence
  • Valid pupil / student passes

Passengers are required to email their names, passport numbers and date of travel to Kenya High Commission at visa@kenyahicom-delhi.com

Quarantine Rules

  • 14 days mandatory Quarantine on arrival.
  • Passenger must be tested and obtain a Covid-19 free certificate. The test should be undertaken within 7 days of the date of travel.
  • Passenger must carry along the original Covid-19 free certificate.
  • Passengers who had travelled to India for medical treatment must obtain a pre-medical clearance (fit to fly) certificate prior to departure.
Kuwait

As per notification issued by Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Kuwait dated 30.07.2020, carriage of passengers from India to Kuwait is not permitted till further notice.

Kyrgyzstan

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

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Entry of Non-Citizens

  • Foreign nationals not permitted Following are permitted Immediate family members of citizens of Kyrgyzstan (subject to confirmation of kinship)
  • Foreign diplomatic and consular staff and their family members (given an advance notice of arrival to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan)
  • Members of train, locomotive and aircraft crews; freight drivers Kyrgyz Temir Zholu employees working in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan All residents are only allowed to enter Kyrgyzstan with valid passports.

Quarantine Rules

  • Travelers (including Kyrgyz citizens) arriving from countries with more than 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID- 19 will be subject to 14-day quarantine at a medical facility.
  • All other travelers have to undergo mandatory 14-day home Quarantine
Malaysia

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

  • PR holders with My PR card-allowed.
  • Spouses & Children of Malaysian Nationals (Must have Sticker label visa in passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children) –allowed.
  • Diplomatic Passport Holder – allowed.
  • Official passport on a diplomatic mission – allowed.

Quarantine Rules

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All arrivals to 14 Day Quarantine

Maldives

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Only passengers cleared by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mauritius are permitted to travel.

Quarantine Rules: Quarantine as per health authority directions.

Mauritius

Entry of Citizens: Only passengers cleared by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mauritius are permitted to travel.

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Entry of Non-Citizens: Only passengers cleared by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mauritius are permitted to travel.

Quarantine Rules:

  • All passengers permitted to travel to Mauritius shall undertake a Covid-19 PCR test valid for 5 days prior to departure and the test results shall be negative.
  • All passengers will be placed in quarantine upon arrival in Mauritius
Myanmar

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Foreign nationals not permitted

Quarantine Rules

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  • 21 Days Quarantine
  • Passengers are given a choice of hotel stay (payable) or Government arranged centers
Netherlands

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Foreign Nationals are not permitted

Following Are Permitted:

  • EU citizens (including UK nationals) and members of their families
  • Nationals of Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and their family members.
  • Third-country nationals holding a residence card or a residence permit in accordance with Directive 2003/109/EC (LTR Directive)
  • Third-country nationals who derive their right of residence from other European Directives or from the national law of a Member State.
  • Holders of a long-stay visa, including persons with a temporary residence permit (MVV)
  • Other persons with an essential function or need, including: Personnel working in Health Care, Border workers, Persons employed in the transportation of goods where necessary, Diplomats, Military personnel, Personnel of international and humanitarian organizations, Persons who have compelling reasons to visit their families, Transit passengers who wish to travel via the Netherlands to another third country, Persons in need of international protection (the border procedure applies in full), Persons who are admitted for humanitarian reasons.
  • For details refer official government website
New Zealand

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Foreign Nationals Not Permitted

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Following are permitted:

  • New Zealand citizens and residence class visa holders.
  • The partner, legal guardian or any dependent children travelling with a New Zealand citizen or residence class visa holder.
  • Or any case-by-case exemption granted by Immigration New Zealand
  • For details of passengers eligibility to visit New Zealand and conditions applicable visit this link

Quarantine Rules: 14 days self isolation as per health authorities requirement.

Oman

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

  • Approval from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA)-Oman is required for travelling from India to Muscat.
  • Non-Omanis are allowed to enter Oman only under a permit issued by the MoFA via their Embassy or Sponsor or national airlines (Oman Air and Salam Air).
  • Foreign diplomats returning to Oman are excluded from the previous
    conditions except for the domestic quarantine requirement.

Quarantine Rules

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  • Citizens arriving to Oman are subject to 14 days of domestic quarantine.
  • Foreigners arriving to Oman are subject to institutional quarantine for 14 days and must present confirmation of accommodation and means to cover its expenses.
  • Arriving passengers shall be required to download and start the registration process on the Tarassud+ application before arrival as well as pay an amount of 5 OMR to obtain a tracking bracelet to wear during quarantine.
  • All visitors are required to have health insurance valid for the full duration of their stay in Oman

Philippines

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: All Philippine Nationals & Exempted Foreign Nationals who want to travel to Philippines on the special Evacuation Flights should check all the details including eligibility, mandatory clearances (Prior permission from Philippine Government, COVID -19 Health Clearance etc) & documentation at https://newdelhipe.dfa.gov.ph and Ministry of Home Affairs, Indian Government website and ensure strict adherence to same.

Qatar

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Foreign Nationals – NOT ALLOWED

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Russian Federation

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

Following are permitted

  • Staff of foreign diplomatic representatives and consular offices located in Russia.
  • Official delegations’ members and all those who have diplomatic and business visas, and private visas issued due to the death of a close relative.
  • People who live in Russia permanently with a residence permit. Restrictions applicable are as per Russian Government order #730-r of 25.03.2020.
  • For official text refer website www.government.ru/docs/39278/

Quarantine Rules: 14 Days Up On Arrival

Saudi Arabia

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

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Entry of Non-Citizens: Foreign Nationals – NOT ALLOWED

Seychelles

Entry of Citizens : Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens

The following are permitted:

  • Citizens of Seychelles or those holding residency permits with gainful occupation
  • Passengers must be on the approved list of the High Commission of India, Seychelles

Quarantine Rules: Passengers to undergo 14 days mandatory paid quarantine in their identified premises.

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Singapore

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: ALL TRAVELLERS ARRIVING IN SINGAPORE FROM 27 MARCH 2020, 0900 HOURS, MUST SUBMIT HEALTH DECLARATION VIA THE SG ARRIVAL CARD E-SERVICE .

  • Any other country citizen holding any category of Visa i.e Long Term employment etc requires prior written approval from the Ministry of Manpower or Immigration of Singapore.
  • Every Traveler entering Singapore will be required to serve a 14 day SHN (Stay Home Notice) at a dedicated Quarantine facility

Quarantine Rules: All arrivals to 14 Day Quarantine

South Africa

Entry of Citizens: South African Passport Holders Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens:

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  • Holders of Permanent Residence Permits
  • Valid Relative Visas in certain categories such as spouse (these categories have to register with South Africa High Commission or Consulate in India)
  • Any person that falls outside these categories have to obtain special permission by Dept of Home Affairs to repatriate.
  • DIRCO approval required to transit.

Quarantine Rules: 14 Days Institutional Quarantine

South Korea

Entry of Citizen: Allowed, must carry visas and alien registration cards and pass through the Immigration.

Entry of Non-Citizens: Following are permitted

  • Long-term residents can enter with valid visa and alien registration card
  • E-9 visa holders must submit a pre-approved “Confirmation of Self Quarantine” form to immigration authorities when entering Republic of Korea (ROK). Failure to do so will result in denial of entry.
  • Effective 01 June 2020 registered aliens seeking re-entry in ROK must obtain ReEntry Permit before leaving ROK.
  • Effective 01 June 2020 registered aliens seeking re-entry in ROK after departure are required to undergo medical examination related to COVID-19 within 48 hours prior to date of departure for ROK and carry and present a medical certificate detailing the results
  • Diplomats (A-1), Government Officials (A-2, A-3) and Overseas Koreans (F- 4) are allowed to re-enter ROK and do not need to apply for Re-Entry permit or undergo medical examination. Passengers holding valid “Isolation Exemption Certificate” issued by Embassy of Korea / Consular office do not need the Medical certificate.
  • Possession of the completed form / documents with the passenger will be verified at departure airport.
  • Passengers transiting through Incheon (ICN) Airport to onward destinations are permitted only if they are able to board the connecting flight within 24 hours to transfer For details visit: www.hikorea.go.kr

Quarantine Rules

  • All inbound travelers to undergo self-isolation for 14 days.
  • Penalties will be imposed and passenger repatriated to their home countries if they violate the law.
  • All passengers must hold valid visas according to the existing procedure
Spain (Madrid)

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

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Entry of Non-Citizens: Following are permitted:

  • EU citizens.
  • Foreign citizens with residence permit
  • Residence and/or work authorizations, the corresponding foreigner identity cards (tarjeta de identidad de extranjero) and the identity cards for family members of EU citizens (tarjeta de familiar de ciudadano de la Union) that have expired during the Spanish lockdown or up to 90 days before its beginning (14th March) will be automatically extended for six months counting from the date of the end of the Iockdown (currently extended until 7th June).
  • If that expiration happened while the holder was abroad, the foreigner will be allowed to enter the Spanish territory by showing the expired tarjeta de idemidad de extranjero and a valid passport.
  • This same rule will apply for holders of expired long-term visas issued to investors, entrepreneurs, highly qualified professionals, researchers and workers subject to intra-corporate transfers.
  • The study visas of up to 180 days will be valid for three additional months if they had expired during the lockdown.
  • The absence in the Spanish territory will not be taken into account for the validity of the residence permits if it was a consequence of the impossibility to return to Spain due to COVID 19.

Quarantine Rules

  • All passengers arriving in Spain will have to stay in quarantine for 14 days.
  • Passengers have to complete and submit a “Passenger Locator form” to Spanish authorities on arrival in Spain.

Sweden (Stockholm)

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Following are permitted

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  • Residence Permit holders those having right of residence in Sweden who are returning to their homes in Sweden.
  • Those travelling due to important grounds for travelling to Sweden
  • Indian citizens with Swedish residence permits if they have already been residing in Sweden.
  • Indian citizens with new residence permits who have not yet moved to Sweden are not permitted
  • Indian citizens with Schengen visas are not permitted
  • For details of categories of passengers permitted to enter Sweden and conditions refer to this link

Quarantine Rules: No Quarantine rules for incoming travellers

Tajikistan

Entry of Citizens: Allowed, Permission from Tajikistan Embassy, Delhi is required.

Entry of Non-Citizens: Foreign nationals not permitted.

Following are specified categories of persons permitted to travel to Tajikistan:

  • Diplomats of foreign states and representatives of international organizations and financial institutions, as well as members of their families accredited in the Republic of Tajikistan.
  • Drivers engaged in international cargo transportation (according to the temporary order), crews of aircraft and crews of international railway traffic
  • Indian Embassy Staff members who would be travelling from Delhi to Dushanbe and tickets for whom has been requested by Embassy of India
  • For more details please refer to this link

Quarantine Rules

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  • 14 days Quarantine on arrival for Indian Embassy staff
  • 14 days self isolation at permanent residences for specified categories of persons under supervision of Ministry of Health and Social Protection, Tajikistan
Thailand

Entry of Citizens: Allowed, Require certificate of entry from Roya Thai Embassy or the Royal Thai Consulate in their country of residence certifying them as Thais returning to Thailand and a Fit to Fly certificate

Entry of Non-Citizens: Following are permitted.

  • Person exempted by the Prime Minister or Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under certain conditions and prescribed time period.
  • Carriers of necessary cargoes, but required prompt exit after the mission is completed.
  • Persons on diplomatic or consular mission, or under International Organizations, representatives of the government performing their duties in Thailand or other persons or international agencies that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gives permission, and their families. Certificate of entry to the Kingdom issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required.
  • non-Thai nationals with work permit or who have been granted permission from Thai government agencies to work in Thailand (Smart Visa only)
  • For details of categories of passengers permitted to enter Thailand and conditions refer https://www.caat.or.th/en/archives/48998

Quarantine Rules

  • Passengers granted permission to enter Thailand must have a Fit to Fly Health Certificate issued no more than 72 hours before travelling;
  • Passengers must strictly comply with disease prevention measures prescribed by Thai Government.
  • Immigration can refuse entry to non-Thai nationals who have been tested positive for COVID-19 or are under suspicion of being infected or who refuse to undergo such test.
Turkey (Istanbul)

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Following are permitted

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  • Foreign nationals including Indian nationals holding valid residence permit (not visas) issued by Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Turkey.

Quarantine Rules: Quarantine of 14 days as per health authorities notification

UAE

Entry of Citizens: Allowed, Travel of UAE nationals is also subject to complying with conditions of entry mentioned alongside under Entry of Non Citizens

Entry of Non-Citizens:

  • Only passengers with Resident Permits who are returning from India to UAE are permitted to travel
  • Resident Permit passengers returning from India to UAE must have a valid ICA / GDRFA General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs approval
  • All passengers are required to check the UAE Government Authority Website for the latest updates on travel

Quarantine Rules: All passengers are required to

  1. Have a COVID-19 negative test result of the PCR test conducted from a certified lab in India not more than 96 hours before departure
  2. Submit Health Declaration Form
  3. Download the COVID-19 – DXB Smart App
  4. Submit Quarantine Undertaking form
  5. PCR test is not required for passengers less than 12 years old

For list of certified labs in India refer below mentioned link

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https://www.icmr.gov.in/pdf/covid/labs/COVID_Testing_Labs_10072020.pdf

Ukraine

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Foreign nationals are permitted.

  • Temporary travel restrictions introduced wef 16 Mar 2020 to prevent spread of COVID-19 have been removed by Ukrainian Government.
  • Entry to Ukrainian territory is open from now to all foreign nationals subject to the condition that they have Medical Insurance policy covering Ukraine and medical treatment of COVID-19 disease (including medical observation).
  • Foreign nationals transiting through Ukraine without leaving the airport transit zone are exempted from having the medical insurance.
United Kingdom

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: Following are permitted

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  • Indian nationals who are permitted to travel abroad as per Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines and are destined for UK.
  • Stranded UK nationals / residents, foreign nationals transiting through UK or spouses of these persons, whether accompanying or otherwise.
  • Seamen of foreign nationalities; Seamen of Indian origin would be allowed subject to clearance from the Ministry of Shipping

Quarantine Rules

  • Effective 08th June 2020, all passengers arriving in UK are required fill a Passenger Locator Form prior to entry through border
  • Passenger information to be provided at booking stage, check-in and on-board For details and to complete Passenger Locator form refer:
  • https://www.gov.uk/providejourney-contact-details-beforetravel-uk
  • Passengers to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. Passengers can be contacted regularly throughout this period to ensure compliance by the concerned authorities
USA

Entry of Citizens: Allowed

Entry of Non-Citizens: There is no restriction for Indian Passport holders who are holding valid visas for US. Passengers who have transited or have been in certain countries in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the USA. For details on above and latest updates please refer to this link

Indian citizens seeking to travel on outbound Air India flights to the US, on the basis of their F1 visas, for higher studies may NOT be able to USA on the current Air India repatriation flights under Mission Vande Bharat IF:

  1. Your F or M category visa has less than 6 months validity from the date of your planned departure
  2. You are a new admission case, and have not as yet joined your educational institution before the COVID-19 outbreak.
    1. (Explanation: New admittees for the 2020 Fall term in US educational institutions are advised to consider deferring travel to the US to a date closer to the opening date of their institution, subject to local public health conditions.)
  3. In the case of continuing students, who are making normal progress in their courseofstudy, and may have left the US to visit India before India’s Lockdown commenced, MUST check with their Designated School Officials to confirm the school’s operational status.
  4. Alternatively, they may obtain guidance on the School’s policy for foreign students returning to the US. In such cases, students MAY ONLY attempt to travel to the US with written documentary confirmation that the School is open. Without such documentation, even if continuing students have valid F or M visas, they may not be permitted to board an outbound flight.
    1. (Explanation: This is necessary. As some schools may not currently allow returning students to return to campus for an extended period of time)

You are advised to check official websites of relevant authorities and local government agencies for the latest Developments on travel restrictions. Do adjust your travel plans based on the latest information provided.

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You are advised to check at your originating station to ensure that your travel is not affected prior to commencement of journey.


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